My Home Life

Our vision is a world where all care homes for older people are great places to live, die, visit and work.

Older people and Relatives

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As an older person living in a care home or a relative of someone living in a care home, you are in an ideal position to have an opinion on your good quality of life and how good practice can help to support this.

For more about the My Home Life vision for best practice, and the evidence behind it, see the Good Practice section.

We are always on the lookout for great stories from people living in and visiting care homes. If you would like to share a ‘good practice’ story, please get in touch: mhl@city.ac.uk

In this section:

Our Blog

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"Best practice in care environments: Seeing people in later life as individuals, not as conditions."

My Home Life’s very own Professor Julienne Meyer was recently interviewed by Anna Melville James for The Elder Magazine about Best Practice in Care Environments: Seeing People in Later Life as Individuals, Not as Conditions. Julienne is the executive director of My Home Life, she is passionate about best practice in care environments. Julienne spoke […]

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"I asked the children if they would come again to which they replied ,yes!"

Heavy snow, icy roads, and school closures were the outcomes of last week’s storm Emma combined with the Beast from the East. One care home group from Derbyshire met the chilly challenge head on with fantastic outcomes. Sarah Dixon, community relations manager for Ashmere Derbyshire Ltd explained, “Local schools were closed suddenly on the Thursday, with news […]

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